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From: NM on 4 Jun 2010 04:53
On 4 June, 08:13, Doug <jag...(a)riseup.net> wrote:
> The place was decided many years ago, probably by a 'consensus' of
Can such a thing happen? If initially they were anarchists the moment
there was consensus they would cease to be anarchists and become the
founding commitee of critical mass.
From: GT on 4 Jun 2010 05:57
"Doug" <jagmad(a)riseup.net> wrote in message
> On 3 June, 18:12, Adrian <toomany2...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Doug <jag...(a)riseup.net> gurgled happily, sounding much like they were
>> >> > Maybe you will understand how CM works someday, when
>> >> the current meet point becomes unavailable, and you need to decide
>> >> where to meet...
>> > How, why would it become unavailable
>> Given that the meeting point is on the South Bank, outside the NFT - and
>> large swathes of the South Bank have been under redevelopment lately, I'd
>> have thought it fairly obvious why it might become unavailable.
> Only temporarily if at all since it is part of a national trail for
> walkers and cyclists and blocking it would meet with a great deal of
> opposition quite apart from CM.
Why are you only concerned about blocking walkers and cyclists. Why exactly
is it OK to block other public roads and be met with a great deal of
From: JNugent on 5 Jun 2010 17:26
Dave Plowman wrote:
> In article <qfrNn.29288$Az1.11061(a)hurricane>,
> Mrcheerful <nbkm57(a)hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
>> Dave Plowman wrote:
>>> In article <86mn7sF8ugU6(a)mid.individual.net>,
>>> Adrian <toomany2cvs(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Dave Plowman <dave(a)davesound.co.uk> gurgled happily, sounding much
>>>> like they were saying:
>>>>> What do bus drivers do? Seems to me they have more of a problem than
>>>> Less, I'd have thought - they have set routes and set stopping
>>>> points/ times.
>>> But they can hardly drive to the nearest loo if caught short - unlike
>>> a cab.
>> they usually go back to the depot on a regular basis, black cabs don't
>> usually have a depot
> A black cab doesn't follow a route or a timetable. And the drivers are all
> - or mostly - self employed so what they do in terms of breaks is up to
They are all self-employed.
There is no employment-and-wages model that would work.
From: Doug on 6 Jun 2010 01:52
On 4 June, 09:53, NM <nik.mor...(a)mac.com> wrote:
> On 4 June, 08:13, Doug <jag...(a)riseup.net> wrote:
> > The place was decided many years ago, probably by a 'consensus' of
> > anarchists.
> Can such a thing happen?
> If initially they were anarchists the moment
> there was consensus they would cease to be anarchists and become the
> founding commitee of critical mass.
Nope. Why is it nobody seems to understand the multi-faceted concept
of anarchy around here?
Duh! Anarchists can communicate with each other and reach agreements.
Why not? Also have you ever heard of a 'call-out' from an individual,
where others may individually decide to attend?
I made a call-out once but only the police turned up and they looked
at me rather suspiciously.
Critical Mass London
Drivers ram cyclists because they can.
From: Brimstone on 6 Jun 2010 02:06
"JNugent" <JN(a)npptg.com> wrote in message
> Dave Plowman wrote:
>> A black cab doesn't follow a route or a timetable. And the drivers are
>> - or mostly - self employed so what they do in terms of breaks is up to
> They are all self-employed.
> There is no employment-and-wages model that would work.
What's wrong with "x" hours per day at "n" pounds per hour? It's not as if
they're going far from base and can't get home.